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*Westside Food Festival - VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside Community Food Market at Kits Neighbourhood House

August 8, 2019 from 3pm to 7pm
Village Vancouver is a member of Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks - check it out!We would like to acknowledge that the land on which we gather is the unceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the Xwméthkwyiem (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.If you'd like to opt out of event invitations or other types of messages from the…See More
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Westside Community Market at Kitsilano Neighourhood House

August 8, 2019 from 3pm to 7pm
Come join us at the Westside Food Festival for the Westside Community Market! We will be at the Kitsilano Neighbourhood House from 3-7pm.We would like to acknowledge that the land on which we gather is the unceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the Xwméthkwyiem (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.If you'd like to opt out of event invitations or other types of messages from the Village Vancouver website…See More
Jun 17
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*Westside Food Festival - Gardening at Kits Village Collaborative Garden at Billy Bishop Legion Hall

August 4, 2019 from 3pm to 5:30pm
Come join us at our collaborative garden! New gardeners of all skill levels are welcome.Please RSVP here3rd annual Westside Food Festival June 18th- August 5th, 2019  Over 100 free and low-cost activities and workshops in twenty plus locations around the Westside! Register for individual actvities and workshops on Eventbrite. For more info: Facebook or…See More
Jun 17
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*Westside Food Festival - Gardening at Village Vancouver Green Streets Garden at Off Broadway

August 1, 2019 from 7:15pm to 8pm
Join us for our weekly garden work party at our Green Streets garden in Kits.Please RSVP here for location3rd annual Westside Food Festival June 18th- August 5th, 2019  Over 100 free and low-cost activities and workshops in twenty plus locations around the Westside! Register for individual actvities and workshops on Eventbrite. For more info: Facebook or…See More
Jun 17
Village Vancouver updated an event

*Westside Food Festival - VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside Community Food Market at Kits Neighbourhood House

August 1, 2019 from 3pm to 7pm
Join us at the Westside Community Market. We'll have Westside Food Festival information, gardening calendars, free seeds (you can also swap or donate seeds), and much more!Please RSVP here3rd annual Westside Food Festival June 18th- August 5th, 2019  Over 100 free and low-cost activities and workshops in twenty plus…See More
Jun 17
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* Westside Food Festival - Westside Community Market at Kitsilano Neighourhood House

August 1, 2019 from 3pm to 7pm
Come join us at the Westside Food Festival for the Westside Community Market! We will be at the Kitsilano Neighbourhood House from 3-7pm.Please RSVP here3rd annual Westside Food Festival June 18th- August 5th, 2019  Over 100 free and low-cost activities and workshops in twenty plus locations around the Westside! Register for individual actvities and workshops on…See More
Jun 17
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*Westside Food Festival - Plant Families: Understanding Garden Connections at West Point Grey Community Centre

July 31, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn about the eight plant families the majority of garden vegetables fall into, in this Westside Neighbourhood Food Network workshop with Karen Ageson from Farmers on 57th. Knowing plant families & their characteristics simplifies garden planning and plant identification, as well as pest, disease and soil health management. We'll have the West Point Grey Village Vancouver Community Seed Library present - pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds. Advanced registration…See More
Jun 17
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*Westside Food Festival - Gardening at Kits Village Collaborative Garden at Billy Bishop Legion Hall

July 28, 2019 from 3pm to 5:30pm
Come join us at our collaborative garden! New gardeners of all skill levels are always welcome.Next Kits Garden work party: Sun Aug 4 3-5:30pmCost: This event is free! Please RSVP here3rd annual Westside Food Festival June 18th- August 5th, 2019  Over 100 free and low-cost activities and workshops in twenty plus locations around the Westside! Register for…See More
Jun 17
Village Vancouver updated an event

*Westside Food Festival - Gardening at Village Vancouver Green Streets Garden at Off Broadway

July 25, 2019 from 7:15pm to 8pm
Join us for our weekly garden work party at our Green Streets garden in Kits.Please RSVP here for location3rd annual Westside Food Festival June 18th- August 5th, 2019  Over 100 free and low-cost activities and workshops in twenty plus locations around the Westside! Register for individual actvities and workshops on Eventbrite. For more info: Facebook or…See More
Jun 17
Village Vancouver updated an event

*Westside Food Festival - VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside Community Food Market at Kits Neighbourhood House

July 25, 2019 from 3pm to 7pm
Join us at the Westside Community Market. We'll have Westside Food Festival information, gardening calendars, free seeds (you can also swap or donate seeds), and much more!Please RSVP here3rd annual Westside Food Festival June 18th- August 5th, 2019  Over 100 free and low-cost activities and workshops in twenty plus…See More
Jun 17
Village Vancouver updated an event

*Westside Food Festival - Westside Community Market at Kitsilano Neighourhood House

July 25, 2019 from 3pm to 7pm
Come join us at the Westside Food Festival for the Westside Community Market! We will be at the Kitsilano Neighbourhood House from 3-7pm.Please RSVP hereNext Westside Community Market: Aug 1, 3-7pm3rd annual Westside Food Festival June 18th- August 5th, 2019  Over 100 free and low-cost activities and workshops in twenty plus locations around the Westside! Register for…See More
Jun 17
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*Westside Food Festival - Grow Your Own Microgreens at West Point Grey Community Centre

July 24, 2019 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Microgreens are tasty and nutritious greens that can be eaten as a fresh snack or added to salads, smoothies, soups and more. In this Westside Neighbourhood Food Network workshop with Dr. Yael Stav, you'll learn how to grow your own trays of microgreens at home year-round. We'll look at the difference between sprouts and microgreens, review the many possible seeds that can be used for starting microgreens, and look into troubleshooting common problems. You'll prepare your own microgreen tray to…See More
Jun 17
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*Westside Food Festival - Permaculture Vancouver July Meetup at West Point Grey Community Centre - Aberthau

July 24, 2019 from 6pm to 7pm
Join us at Aberthau's beautiful permaculture garden for our monthly potluck, followed by a workshop at 7 pm in the mansion. This month's topic is Grow Your Own Microgreens (separate registration required).Bring something yummy to share (enough for at least 6-8 people). We'll have the West Point Grey Village Vancouver Community Seed Library present - pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds. Cost: This event is FREE!Register here: …See More
Jun 17
Village Vancouver updated an event

*Westside Food Festival - Gardening Kits Village Collaborative Garden at Billy Bishop Legion Hall

July 21, 2019 from 3pm to 5:30pm
Come join us at our collaborative garden! New gardeners of all skill levels are welcome.Next Kits Garden work party: Sun Jul 28 3-5:30pmCost: This event is free! Please RSVP here3rd annual Westside Food Festival June 18th- August 5th, 2019  Over 100 free and low-cost activities and workshops in twenty plus locations around the Westside! Register for…See More
Jun 17
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*Westside Food Festival - VV Goes to the Folk Festival at Jericho Beach Park

July 19, 2019 at 10am to July 21, 2019 at 11pm
Join us at the Folk Fest Village members and friends are welcome to join us on our main stage tarps each day and evening at the folk fest. We'll post our location each day on the info board (usually located by the info booth, a couple hundred feet down the path on the south side of the main stage). Or you can look for the VV lawn sign during the day (comes down when the evening concert starts). Please RSVP…See More
Jun 17
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*Westside Food Festival - Gardening at Village Vancouver Green Streets Garden at Off Broadway

July 18, 2019 from 7:15pm to 8pm
Join us for our weekly garden work party at our Green Streets garden in Kits.Please RSVP here for location3rd annual Westside Food Festival June 18th- August 5th, 2019  Over 100 free and low-cost activities and workshops in twenty plus locations around the Westside! Register for individual actvities and workshops on Eventbrite. For more info: Facebook or…See More
Jun 17

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Free wood stakes

Posted on December 2, 2011 at 2:53pm 0 Comments

Vision Vancouver has a bunch of wood stakes (from their campaign signs) at lengths ranging from 12" to 8' that "would be excellent for use in garden projects". The wood is free and on a first come basis.  The wood  can be collected from the parking space in the back of their office at 2512 Yukon Street.
They ask that, when picking up, the two parking spaces to the west of the parking area NOT BE BLOCKED as they belong to the Dollar Store business below their office.

City Council Candidates Meeting at Kits House Saturday morning

Posted on November 11, 2011 at 12:31pm 0 Comments

Village Vancouver, Kits House, and the Kitsilano Chamber of Commerce are holding a Candidates Meeting at Kits House on Saturday morning. Eleven candidates, including representatives from several parties, have confirmed.…


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Commenting to the Riot Review

Posted on July 30, 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments





Here's an opportunity to comment to the official Riot Reviewers.Info on how to comment can be found on the riot review website. The deadline for submissions (to receive consideration by the review team) i…
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Vancouver Folk Fest weekend pass tickets available for $121

Posted on July 8, 2011 at 10:04am 0 Comments

Hi all,

We have a few Folk Fest weekend passes (tickets) available for $121. (Currently $150 elsewhere, and $165 at the gate). Email me at ross@villagevancouver.ca.

Cheers,
Ross

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At 12:25pm on November 21, 2011, Brianne Stremel said…

Thanks Ross for reminding me. I was planning to go but turns out I haven't got the money. Will have to change my RSVP.

 

Cheers,

B

At 6:01pm on September 1, 2011, Heather Talbot said…

That works fine.  See you then.

Heather

At 1:31pm on September 1, 2011, Heather Talbot said…

Yes I'll be around over the weekend.  Sunday or monday would be best.  Let me know where/when would suit you and Ill be there :-)

Thanks

Heather

At 5:11pm on August 24, 2011, Shayne Korithoski said…
Thanks for asking. I'm actually just in the transition of re-locating to Vancouver from Calgary. I've been involved in a new company that is looking at setting up bio-regional based green building systems using organic hemp & flax fibres and making them into bio-composite type materials--we are setting up an office in Vancouver for the fall. I'm really interested in permaculture, local living economy movements, and the outdoors. If you know of any good places I could check out where there are like-minded people, please let me know.
At 9:07pm on January 3, 2011, Tannis Zboroluk said…
Thanks very much for the welcome. I look forward to meeting some people in the community, and am especially hopeful a practicing beekeeper might be interested in a volunteer helper (me) in exchange for the education of the experience. Happy New Year to you all!
At 10:26pm on October 30, 2010, Bernadette Keenan said…
It was great to meet up with you Ross. So good to be able to put a face to the name. I really think it is great what you are doing with Village Vancouver.
At 5:16pm on October 12, 2010, Alexandra Brigham said…
Hi Ross,
I'm not yet back in Vancouver but will be in early November. I live in the Hastings Sunrise neighbourhood. I'm curious to know, why do you ask?

Cheers,
Alexandra
At 8:22pm on August 3, 2010, Bukko Canukko said…
Hey there! Did I put all my food-related prejudice on something VV-related, or has it leaked over from my UrbanSpoon profile? I didn't think I had blathered so much on VV. I haven't heard of Chowhounds before. Personally, I'm pleased with Terra for breads across all categories, and my wife and I have been picky bread-heads in cities all over the world.

As far as the New York Times, ha! We picked up the Sunday edition two times since we got here, but $10+ for a paper doesn't cut it. It's a shame that Canada has a rightwing newspaper monopoly with CanWest, which means I don't read the local paper (on paper, at least) unless I can get it for free. At least in Australia, where every major business area is essentially a duopoly, there were competing newspapers in every capital city run by the mildly leftish Fairfax group vs. the Hunnishly right NewsCorp (Murdoch's mob.) The real news is online anyway.

Anyway, we hope to meet more Main Street area folks at future potlucks and such. We're good cooks and good talkers. (Not as tendentiously leftwing as I might come across here.)

Rick Buck
 
 
 

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